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Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018-2019, 18th Street Arts Center is one of the top 20 artist residency programs in the US, and the largest in Southern California. Conceived as a radical think tank in the shape of an artist community, 18th Street supports artists from around the globe to imagine, research, and develop significant, meaningful new artworks and share them with the public to foster radical imagination, empathy, and positive social change.

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Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins | Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Las Hijas de los Días: 7 Female Views from the Margins Exhibition | January 27 - April 3, 2020 Airport Gallery | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception & Artist Open Studios | February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM    …

DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DRAWING CONNECTIONS | Exhibition February 10 - April 4, 2020 North and South Galleries | 3026 Airport Avenue Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios February 22, 2020 | 5-8 PM     Drawing Connections aims to trace the invisible networks between…

Thelma Terry: Athlete, Educator, and Community Leader | A Women’s History Month Celebration

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thelma Terry: Athlete, Educator, and Community Leader A Women’s History Month Celebration Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 10 AM - 1 PM Virginia Avenue Park, Thelma Terry Building 2200 Virginia Ave, Santa Monica     For Women’s History Month, Virginia…

Damir Avdagic | Exhibition Reception and Open Studios

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Damir Avdagic | Repriza/Uzvracanje (Reprise/Response) March 12 - April 25, 2020 Atrium Gallery | 1639 18th Street Exhibition Reception and Artist Open Studios March 12, 2020 | 6-8 PM     Damir Avdagic’s project will explore the ways past events…

14th Annual Airport ArtWalk

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

14th Annual Airport ArtWalk Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 12 - 5 PM FREE Santa Monica Airport | Along Airport Ave. between Bundy Dr. and 23rd St., Santa Monica www.smgov.net/airportartwalk     The 14th Annual Airport ArtWalk showcases the artist…

Shirazette Tinnin

Shirazette Tinnin | Jazz Concert at Sam First Bar

March 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Shirazette Tinnin Thursday, March 26, 2020 | 8 PM Sam First Bar | 6171 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles Tickets $20 at samfirstbar.com/music or at the door     2020 Make Jazz Fellow Shirazette Tinnin is a drummer and composer…

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18th Street Arts Center is closed due to fire

Due to the Getty Fire - 18th Street Arts Center is closing our office and…

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